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    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) has her second lieutenant bars pinned on her collar by Captain Vince Reynolds (left) and her father, Leonard Vincent Wirkus (right), a WWII veteran, during a commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Her...
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, in fatigue shirt with rolled sleeves, is handed a certificate of achievement by General Brown for writing a history of her squadron, circa 1978.
    • [Jimmy Carter with WAC personnel, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Four female army personnel, (l to r) Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn Patricia Foote, Staff Sergeant Hammack, WAC director Brigadier General Mildred Inez Bailey, 2nd Lieutenant Grisdale, and Specialist White, stand around President Jimmy Carter's desk as...
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Members of the Fifth Squadron pose together at their commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Pictured are (L to R) David Pace, Stephen Kaumans, Kathryn Wirkus, Bill Black, and Steve Torrence.
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • [Four Air Force officers at commissioning parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Colonel Alain Boughton, the wing commander; Kathryn Wirkus; reviewing officer Major General Robert Malloy; and Bill Black pose on the tarmac at Lackland Air Force Base after the final parade and commissioning ceremony of Officer Training School in...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Chaplain, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Chaplain Father Bob McKenzie poses with Kathryn Wirkus following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Saudi Arabian officer candidate, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus talks to a Saudi Arabian officer candidate who was completing pilot training in the U.S., following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Wirkus wears the air force service dress uniform, while the...
    • [Fifth Squadron on commissioning day, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • The entire Fifth Squadron of Officer Candidate School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, poses for a group photo on their commissioning day before taking the oath of office, in 1978. They still wear the OTS shoulder boards on their service dress...
    • [Hat toss after graduation parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • The Fifth Squadron toss their hats at the end of the parade to celebrate their graduation from Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Behind them, several units still in formation can be seen.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus at desk, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus sits at her desk at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in 1978. She wears the air force service dress uniform with first lieutenant silver bars on the shoulder boards.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of locker, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of her her "panic box," the drawer for personal belongings excluded from inspections, while at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in summer 1978. Wirkus holds protein powder and another nutrition...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Pontiac Firebird, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus, in the air force blue service dress uniform with cap, poses beside a red 1978 Pontiac Firebird while at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. A Saudi Arabian officer candidate loaned her the car while he...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus in FIGMO shirt, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus poses in her FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirt during the last week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. In the red T-shirt beside Wirkus is Diana Fleek, the underclassman who made the shirt,...
    • [Fifth Squadron in FIGMO shirts, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • The "Fighting Fifth" Squadron pose together in their FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirts during the final week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. The hand-made shirts highlight some of the events from the squadron's...
    • [Air force members in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Fahim Ideas, Kathy Jackson, Kathryn Wirkus, and Robert Brodner pose for a photo before the "Dining In" formal dinner at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. All wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer...
    • [Service members in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Three members of the Fifth Squadron at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, pose in their mess dress uniforms with white summer jackets before a "Dining In" formal dinner in 1978. Pictured from left to right are Stephen...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Kathy Jackson at Dining In, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus (right) poses with her roommate Kathy Jackson (left) before a "Dining In" formal dinner at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Both women wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer jacket.

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